The article explains why the the Supreme Court was right to hold that state voucher programs can’t discriminate against “sectarian” religious schools and address various objections.
The Foundation for Individual Rights and Expression (FIRE) is defending expression on campus and off as the ACLU becomes a progressive advocacy group.
The Biden administration just proposed new rules that would undermine basic fairness in college sexual misconduct disputes.
After 50 years, not only has Title IX failed to deliver on its promises for female athletes, it also made men's sports worse.
“A State violates the Free Exercise Clause when it excludes religious observers from otherwise available public benefits,” the Supreme Court held.
My NBC News Article on Today's Supreme Court Ruling Barring Discrimination Against Religious Schools in Maine School Choice Program
The decision is an important victory for both the principle of nondiscrimination and parents and students seeking better educational opportunities.
States may not "exclude some members of the community from an otherwise generally available public benefit because of their religious exercise,” says SCOTUS.
Texas Law Enforcement Is Aggressively Fighting Public Records Requests About the Uvalde Mass Shooting
Transparency advocates say police could invoke a notorious loophole that allows them to hide records of deaths in custody and police killings.
Students sued to protect their First and 14th Amendment rights.
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So holds a federal district court, in a dispute arising from the school policy wars.
Big rulings are coming soon on school choice, guns, and abortion.
Perhaps the real question is whether such a school is a state actor for purposes of Section 1983. The en banc Fourth Circuit says it is, so that a skirt requirement for girls is unlawful.
His 2000 thesis on civil-rights-era Atlanta lifts passages from other people's work.
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The "victim-centered" training required by S.B. 2469 would compromise the impartiality of Title IX investigations.
What happened in Uvalde is part of a pattern, not an aberration.
Robb Elementary didn't need additional cops; it needed the cops on hand to actually do their jobs.
The longtime head of the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education announces a new name and expanded mission for FIRE.
Under Biden, Trump, and Obama, government federal spending almost doubled.
Under the reasoning of the Georgetown University Office of Institutional Diversity, Equity & Affirmative Action (IDEAA) report in the Ilya Shapiro matter, a wide range of public speech criticizing religions, political parties, veterans, etc. could be "prohibit[ed] harassment."
"Further analysis shows that you’ve made it impossible for me to fulfill the duties of my appointed post," writes Shapiro.
The law school reinstated him on a technicality, but made it clear that they weren't going to uphold the university's free speech policy.
Uvalde Cops Reportedly Tried To Silence the Mom Who Rescued Her Kids and Criticized the Police Response
"She was holding back from sharing her story until now."
Travelers and families find that some officials just can’t let go of pandemic powers.
"I look forward to teaching and engaging in a host of activities relating to constitutional education," said Shapiro.
The new law would require all state community college students to attend annual sexual harassment training.
Biden wants to forgive $10,000 in federal loan debt per borrower, regardless of whether they need it.
While that impulse is understandable, it can lead to policies that do more harm than good.
No hollow promise can replace our attachments to our children, spouses, friends, and our own lives.
Does Pulling Funding from CUNY Law School Because of School's Anti-Israel Resolution Violate First Amendment?
$50K in funding was withdrawn by a Brooklyn councilwoman, and transferred to a different organization.
"There were 19 officers in there," said a police spokesperson. "In fact, there were plenty of officers to do whatever needed to be done."
Why did it take an hour for the police to stop alleged killer Salvador Ramos?
Charter schools are included in the mandate that students use facilities of their birth sex, regardless of what students and families might want.
Don't conflate mass shootings with school shootings.
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Making schools more like prisons would not appreciably decrease violence.
There's much we don't know about the shooting in Texas that left at least 21 people dead, including 19 children. Nevertheless, Joe Biden knows exactly who to blame and how to stop future shootings.